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Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Men's

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Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Mens

High mileage dependability gets a whole lot lighter with the Mizuno Wave Rider 17. Featuring an innovative U4ic midsole for reduced weight without sacrificing cushioning, this neutral trainer keeps you going no matter the mileage. A blown rubber outsole provides traction and durability, and a seamless upper ensures that your foot is wrapped in security and comfort.

The Rider 18 is a moderate neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.


• Mizuno Wave consists of an elastic, thermal plastic wave running from the heel to the midfoot, creating an incredibly springy and well-cushioned ride.
• SR Touch cushioning compound provides resiliency and rebound in the heel for shock absorption.

• Smooth Ride is a gender specific network of grooves that minimizes the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot to create a smooth heel to toe ride.

• U4ic is a lightweight midsole that provides optimal shock absorption, durability and a resilient ride.

• Extended Wave Plate in the midfoot is an extension of the Mizuno Wave for increased torsional rigidity between the heel and forefoot.

• Mizuno Intercool ventilation system in the midsole inhibits humidity buildup to keep feet cool and dry.

• Gender Engineering utilizes gender-specific attributes such as a wider base in men’s shoes and additional flex grooves in women’s shoes.

• X10 located in the heel is made of durable carbon rubber for enhanced traction.

• Blown rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.

• Flex Controllers placed in high flex areas on the outsole act as miniature wave plates for increased flexibility and reduced weight.

• AIRmesh covers the entire upper and provides breathability to keep the foot cool.

• Stitched Overlays on the medial and lateral sides help secure the foot in place.

• OrthoLite Sockliner is anti-microbial and moisture wicking for a healthy foot environment.

• Dynamotion Fit creates optimal fit with stretch material in the forefoot and a collar construction that prevents the heel collar from buckling under load.

• Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.

UK 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 13
EU 40.5 41.5 42 42.5 43.5 44 44.5 45.5 46 46.5 47 47.5
US 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 12.5 13 14

Wave Rider 16, 15 14

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